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EC Adopts Ban on Use of Titanium Dioxide (E171) as a Food Additive

European Union - January 14 2022 The European Commission (EC) announced on January 14, 2022, that it adopted a ban on the use of titanium dioxide (E171) as a food additive. The ban…

German Agencies Publish Joint Perspective on Risk Governance of Advanced Materials

European Union, Germany - January 12 2022 In December 2021, the German Environment Agency (UBA) published a document entitled Risk Governance of Advanced Materials: Considerations from the…

SweNanoSafe Publishes Executive Summary for Report on Safe and Sustainable Nanotechnology Innovation

Sweden - January 5 2022 On December 22, 2021, the Swedish National Platform for Nanosafety (SweNanoSafe) announced the availability of the executive summary for a report…

EUON Publishes Nanopinion on the Completion of the Active Phase of ACEnano

European Union - December 27 2021 On December 21, 2021, the European Union (EU) Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) published a Nanopinion entitled “ACEnano: Goodbye, Hello” by Dr…

Canada Will Publish Draft Framework for Risk Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials for 60-Day Comment Period

Canada - December 22 2021 On December 17, 2021, Canada published the Chemicals Management Plan implementation table for 2021-2024. Under the Canadian Environmental Protection…

EC Denies Authorization of Titanium Dioxide (E171) as a Feed Additive for All Animal Species, Requires Products Be Withdrawn from the Market in 2022

European Union - December 17 2021 The European Commission (EC) published a regulation on November 30, 2021, in the Official Journal of the European Union that denies the authorization…

Germany Publishes Report on Developing a Specific OECD Test Guideline on Particle Size and Particle Size Distribution of Nanomaterials

Germany - December 14 2021 In December 2021, the German Environment Agency (UBA) published a report entitled Development of a specific OECD Test Guideline on Particle Size and…

ISO TC 229 Begins Survey on Advanced and Emergent Materials

Global, OECD - December 6 2021 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), which administers the U.S. Technical Advisory Group for the International Organization for…

SCCS Considers HAA299 (Nano) Safe When Used as a UV Filter in Dermally Applied Cosmetic Products up to Ten Percent

European Union - November 30 2021 The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its final opinion on HAA299 (nano) on November 25, 2021. The European Commission (EC)…

EPA Proposes SNUR for Certain Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

USA - November 29 2021 On November 24, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act…